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Onslaught of 3DS picture leaks continues, now with video

It was big news when a single factory worker apparently snuck away a 3DS unit off the production line and posted a bunch of pictures online, but now that the cat's out of the bag, there are photos popping up everywhere, and even a video.

It may still be the same guy who's hungrier for fame after his initial leak, or perhaps there's an entire army of 3DS snatchers in our midst. It's probably the first one but nevertheless, we'll enjoy the eye candy.

Like before, the new 3DS shots don't show the unit working at all. The only thing that comes on is some sort of boot-up code, but even when the unnknown 3DS burglar pops in a regular DS cartridge, nothing really happens.

So either this 3DS unit has to be pulled off the line early, or it's due to some other facility to actually receive its internal software. So, yeah, it's a paperweight.

But, wanna watch a video of the coolest paperweight in action?

[Source: Compiled by 3DS Buzz]

Jan 4, 2011

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17 comments

  • metroid2099400 - January 5, 2011 6:17 a.m.

    What I want to know is: if there's a slider for the 3D that you're supposed to use to play 2D games, what happens if you leave it set to 3D to play DS games? Can't wait, the 3DS is definitely a day 1 buy for me!
  • renkun67 - January 5, 2011 4:25 a.m.

    Please tell me the Boot-up code is in 3D!!
  • sirpsychosexy - January 5, 2011 4:11 a.m.

    Soon it's my time to finally buy a DS!!! at a quarter the price! And play the amazing games I've read amazing reviews about. I am excited to see what the 3DS can do though!
  • BlindMarksman - January 5, 2011 2:35 a.m.

    I saw this yesterday. I wish more details were shown but apparently it´s just a prototype, albeit a recent one. Oh, and all tose people talking about th 4-3 arms saw that youtube comment and are apparently raving over it...
  • Robusken - January 5, 2011 1:47 a.m.

    Its....so shiny!
  • shorty_bobert - January 5, 2011 midnight

    Lol that's not photoshopped, you'd need a more advanced program... Like paint.
  • Anonymous93 - January 5, 2011 midnight

    Did yas ever consider that maybe it's just a publicity stunt
  • Nintendophile - January 4, 2011 11:47 p.m.

    How funny would it have been if the camera man's face had been caught in the reflection of the 3DS screen?
  • therawski - January 4, 2011 11:40 p.m.

    3ds has no battery cover and must be played with 3 arms to keep the battery in.
  • FalconMbuster - January 4, 2011 11:34 p.m.

    Totally photoshoped. You can tell by the third arm and the pixels. :P
  • sutrebla15 - January 4, 2011 11:09 p.m.

    Nah, he definitely has three arms.
  • oufour - January 4, 2011 10:45 p.m.

    Or someone else holding the camera.
  • BIOSback - January 4, 2011 10:38 p.m.

    WTF!? That guy had three arms!
  • hunterXhunter - January 4, 2011 10:28 p.m.

    You would think uploading all these pics and videos would some how get him caught.
  • slappybag - January 4, 2011 10:23 p.m.

    That better not be my EU 3ds he's stolen lol
  • rockstarsean - January 4, 2011 10:09 p.m.

    WTF Did that guy have three arms? No wonder he managed to swipe one...
  • fatdog12300 - January 4, 2011 9:58 p.m.

    Awesome. The japanese case for super mario 64 s is way better than the english one.

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